My wild luminous life

Wild~ living in a natural state,  not domesticated or tamed. Unruly, extravagant, fantastic and highly enthusiastic.

Luminous ~ to radiate light from within. Fully shedding light, especially in the dark.

I found these words last Fall while visioning about my deep dreams. What I realized is I was rediscovering parts of myself that have always been there but were buried under layers of what I thought I should be to fit in, to be accepted. To be a good daughter, student, wife and mother.

I unearthed so many things I’d forgotten I wanted for myself through all those years of caring for others. My children are  pretty much grown now, though some still live with me at times. It’s time for more of me to emerge now. All the creative work I’ve done in the last few years is all about that. The wanderings through online courses about things as diverse as a woman’s magic making circle and a ‘get your bliss back’ through movement and ayryvedic medicine, writing letters to my sister life and following my wanderlust. Through all this I’ve found my wild luminous life.

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I’m exploring it by painting it, drawing it and writing down the bones of it. Expanding the expressive writing of it by forming it into a kind of unruly prose. All really for my own enjoyment and a sense of expressing what it means to be fully alive.

I’m steeping like my favourite chai roobis tea in it.

I’m opening to cinnamon and cardamom spiced knowing

I’m slowly deepening with gingery whispers

I knew once to listen like quiet tender leaves opening, softening to this sweet deep infusion.

If this wild light calls to you maybe we could walk down its ignited path together and tell our stories. For me there’s nothing better than having a starry sister to wander with.

Who knows where our illuminated hearts could lead us? How much wonder do you think we can cup in our open hands, hold in our wild winged souls?

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8 thoughts on “My wild luminous life

    • You’re making me cry. Coming from such a beautiful, luminous soul like yours it’s such a heartwarming and encouraging thing! Sending so much love and light to you Shannon.💖💖Rock on light warrior sister!✨

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  1. Well you are my sister and I am so proud reading this beautiful blog! Your journey has not always been an easy one but you have stayed true to your colourful soul and now you have the time and wisdom and bursting creativity to share with the world what’s in your heart!

    Congrats Miss! Xo

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    • Yes! And I’m so lucky to be walking with you in this life! No words can say how much I’ve appreciated your loving support through all of it! You’re a beautiful light in my life. 💖💖💖 you my starry sister.xoxo

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